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Photographed at her current workplace, the Chicago Cultural Center, Shoshona Currier succeeds Laura Faure as the director of the Bates Dance Festival. (Mark Hackman)
Maine native Shoshona Currier comes home from Chicago to helm Bates Dance Festival

Thursday, May 25, 2017 4:08 pm

Currently director of performing arts for the city of Chicago, Currier has been appointed as the next director of the Bates Dance Festival.

Laura Faure, director of the Bates Dance Festival, is shown on the Bates campus in July 2012. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Laura Faure, Bates Dance Festival director, to step down after 2017 festival

Friday, November 11, 2016 11:30 am

Laura Faure, the fourth director in the history of the Bates Dance Festival, will step down after the 2017 season — the festival's 35th and her 30th.

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Celebrating 30th, dance fest hosts Keigwin, Musicians’ Concert

Monday, July 30, 2012 1:00 pm

Keigwin + Company, Musicians' Concert, 30th-anniversary gala highlight a big week for the Bates Dance Festival.

Bates Dance Festival plans community performance project

Thursday, March 13, 1997 9:17 am

The Bates Dance Festival invites senior citizens and teenagers from Lewiston-Auburn and surrounding communities to participate in a three-week intensive workshop, July 28 through Aug. 15, under the direction of choreographer and educator Jeff Bliss.